Spanish general election: What the papers say
Jessica Jones · 27 Jun 2016, 08:41
Published: 27 Jun 2016 08:41 GMT+02:00
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The day after Spain's second general election in six months, the country's newspapers have given Rajoy and his conservative PP a decisive victory.
Spain's most read and left-leaning El País newspaper: “The PP gains strength and the leftist bloc loses ground.
"Rajoy promises to speak to all parties and claim his right to govern." / "Ciudadanos are the main victims of the new elections."
Conservative-leaning El Mundo: Spaniards give Rajoy another chance
"Podemos and the United Left fail, losing a million votes."
Right wing ABC: Spain wants Rajoy to govern
"Podemos and the United Left fail to surpass the PSOE, even though (Socialist leader) Sánchez does even worse."
La Razón (right wing): Triumph of Rajoy
"Rajoy to talk with leaders of all other parties today."
La Vanguardia (Catalan newspaper): Rajoy gains strength and Podemos fail to surpass the PSOE
"Euphoria in Calle Genove." (The street where the PP headquarters is located.)
El Periódico: Rajoy wins
"The PP increases its majority at the expense of Ciudadanos."
El Correo chose a photograph of the PP leader kissing his wife: Rajoy claims his ‘right to govern’ after decisive victory for PP